wisconsin notary law: The Notarial Certificate - 04/01/08 03:01 AM
What is a Notarial Certificate and why is it important?
It is a necessary component to a Notarial Act.
The Notarial Certificate is the attestation of the Notarys Act that has been performed.  This attestation is prima facia evidence in a court of law.
Our Wisconsin Notary Brochure dictates:
Statute 706.07(7) Certificate of Notarial Acts
(a)A Notarial Act must be evidenced by a certificate signed and dated by a Notarial Officer.  A certificate of a Notarial Act is sufficient if it meets these requirements: 1.  Identification of the jurisdiction in which the Notarial Act is performed(the venue)  2.  Title of the … (2 comments)

wisconsin notary law: Fee Increase for Wisconsin Notary Public - 04/01/08 02:08 AM
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Our fees for notarizations in Wisconsin is .50 per act.  On a national level this is extremely low in comparison to most states.
We at the Wisconsin Mobile Loan Closers Network will be addressing this subject and also we are looking foward to working with our SOS office in helping them to facilitate a reasonable Notary Public fee. 
What are your thoughts on raising the fee for notarizations in Wisconsin?
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wisconsin notary law: Wisconsin Notary Law Update-April 2008 - 04/01/08 01:37 AM
WISCONSINAct 110Effective April 2, 2008 AN ACT to create 137.01 (1) (i), (j) and (k) of the statutes; relating to: notaries public who are not attorneys andproviding penalties.The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:SECTION 1.137.01 (1) (i), (j) and (k) of the statutes are created to read:137.01 (1) (i) A notary public appointed under this subsection may not do any of the following:1. State or imply that he or she is an attorney licensed to practice law in this state.2. Solicit or accept compensation to prepare documents for or otherwise represent the … (0 comments)

wisconsin notary law: Wisconsin Notary 101-Introduction - 11/14/07 09:10 AM
What I hope to achieve is a little bit of education to the public and others on Wisconsin Notary Law and Procedure.  I have been a Wisconsin Notary for over 3 years and take great pride in knowing the law.  I feel it is important as I am commissioned by the State of Wisconsin to be a public official.  There are responsibilities that a Notary needs to know in order to effectively perform their duties.  In these blogs I will be quoting from our Wisconsin Notary Pamphlet along with education I have received from organizations such as the American Society of … (2 comments)

 

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